PSC warns of Utility Billing Scam

The Public Service Commission is once again warning customers about scam phone calls being made to West Virginians from people claiming to represent utility companies. The callers threaten to shut off utility service unless a delinquent bill is paid within a matter of hours.  The callers then request the customer’s credit card and Social Security More...

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From left: Twighlight Sparkle, Lexie Arbogast’s Christmas elf, brought gifts his first night at her house, including a book, pudding and hot cocoa. Photo courtesy of Darlene Arbogast. Elves are known to pull pranks during their stay with the children. Olivia and Clayton Burgess’ elf, Trevor Lee, takes a toy bulldozer for a ride. Photo courtesy of Megan McGee Burgess. Heidi Cole’s elf, Louie, took time to wrap the toilet in Christmas wrapping paper. Photo courtesy of Jessie Cole
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Elf on the Shelf adds whimsy to Christmas tradition

From left: Twighlight Sparkle, Lexie Arbogast’s Christmas elf, brought gifts his first night at her house, including a book, pudding and hot cocoa. Photo courtesy of Darlene Arbogast. Elves are known to pull pranks More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Students excel at county Math Field Day

Fourth through ninth grade students converged on Pocahontas County High School last week to participate in the county Math Field Day event. Each year, students put their mathematical skills to the test and strive More...

Plant Manager Dale McKenney in the Marlinton Water Plant. Engineers have advised the Town Council to upgrade the aging plant or face the possibility of a total malfunction.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Flaw discovered in Marlinton water plant design

Plant Manager Dale McKenney in the Marlinton Water Plant. Engineers have advised the Town Council to upgrade the aging plant or face the possibility of a total malfunction. Marlinton Council held a special meeting More...

Arbovale artists Cree Lahti and Kevin Stitzinger held an open house Sunday to share their artwork with the community. Above, Cree speaks to a friend about her jewelry as Kevin discusses his stoneware with Bob Sheets, of Green Bank. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Arbovale couple’s home doubles as art studio

Arbovale artists Cree Lahti and Kevin Stitzinger held an open house Sunday to share their artwork with the community. Above, Cree speaks to a friend about her jewelry as Kevin discusses his stoneware with Bob Sheets, More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

‘Tie One On’ to support a safe holiday season

The holidays are a time for celebration and members of MADD [Mothers Against Drunk Driving] and Pocahontas County High School’s new chapter of SADD [Students Against Destructive Decisions] have one request – More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Grand jury hands up 13 indictments in December term

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Clerk Connie Carr, 13 indictments were returned by the grand jury Tuesday during the December term. The following cases were heard before the Honorable Judge Robert E. Richardson. More...